Fifty years ago! Gracious me! It makes me think of my age to talk of it. Yes, just fifty years ago was enacted the greatest tragedy the world ever saw, THE CIVIL WAR.
I entered the service at twenty and one-half years of age and served three and one-half years.
At different times I have told of some of my experiences, which seemed to interest. Sometimes I have talked to literary men, story writers, who have expressed a desire to write me up in magazines and newspapers, but lack of the romantic in my make up, notwithstanding romance might be seen in...
Consequently, as the scope and design of the WTC have evolved, particularly in response to the
national symbolic objectives and security concerns that have permeated the development, the
required costs of rebuilding have correspondingly expanded. The objective of completing the
Memorial by the ten‐year anniversary of September 11 became a public mandate to reflect the
profound national symbolism of the WTC’s timely resurrection.
If you think computer security has improved in recent years, The Myths of Security will shake you out of your complacency. Longtime security professional John Viega, formerly Chief Security Architect at McAfee, reports on the sorry state of the industry, and offers concrete suggestions for professionals and individuals confronting the issue.
Why is security so bad? With many more people online than just a few years ago, there are more attackers -- and they're truly motivated. Attacks are sophisticated, subtle, and harder to detect than ever.
Luigi Grassi MD is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, Department of Medical
Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Italy; and
Chief of the Clinical Psychiatry Unit, Department of Neurosciences and
Rehabilitation and Department of Mental Heath, S. Anna University Hospital
and Local Health Agency in Ferrara, Italy. His research and teaching are
mainly in clinical psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry and psycho-
oncology. Dr Grassi is the author of several scientific papers and books.
By 1991, the NHSBSP was inviting over one million women a year for
screening. In the autumn of that year, a controversy erupted when the
value of breast self examination was questioned by the then Chief Medi-
cal Officer. Over the next three weeks, the policy of breast awareness,
which had been under development, was hastily polished and delivered.
The Department of Health then released the first figures from the breast
screening programme showing that it was finding a high rate of cancers
and appeared to be on target.
Improvements in corporate compliance, ethics, and oversight have been a significant policy goal for the U.S. government at least since the enactment of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines in 1991 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002. Notwithstanding these earlier government initiatives, the collapse of financial
TRUS is the imaging technique most frequently used to assess the primary tumor, but its chief use is directing prostate biopsies, not staging. No TRUS finding consistently indicates cancer with certainty. CT lacks sensitivity and specificity to detect extraprostatic extension and is inferior to MRI in visualization of lymph nodes. In general, MRI performed with an endorectal coil is superior to CT to detect cancer in the prostate and to assess local disease extent.
Performance-to-plan assessments realize the implications of John Carver’s opening
quote: Organizational performance is synonymous with chief executive performance.
The approach in this case is that the board, with information from the executive and
staff, sets organization-wide goals annually, consistent with the strategic plan and
the policies it has developed. These are broad goals, achievable through a variety of
means and through a coordination of the organization’s activities. To the degree pos-
sible, measurable but realistic results are specified.
Jane Tennison wanted to shout with anger. For eighteen months she had waited for
a murder case but every time something happened, every time there was a murder case, it
was given to one of the male officers. Murders were 'man's work, it seemed.
When a young woman is found horribly murdered, Detective Chief Inspector
Jane Tennison at last gets the chance she needs to prove herself.